“The funny thing is I’m such a Twitter and Instagram novice…. I only very recently discovered what “shipping” was. [I thought] “Why is everyone saying shipping all the time? What does this mean?” And I didn’t understand how to retweet things. I kept sending people the wrong things. It was very embarrassing.”
Endless list of favorite Theatre People✧ Mike Faist “I realized that there seems to be a general lack of self-love and empathy in our society. I hope that when people see the show, they’ll say, ‘Oh, I am loved. I’m exactly who I am, and I am enough.”
endless list of favorite people || minerva mcgonagall || harry potter
“Now, the Vanishing Spell –" "Hem, hem.“ "I wonder,” said Professor McGonagall in cold fury, turning on Professor Umbridge, “how you expect to gain an idea of my usual teaching methods if you continue to interrupt me? You see, I do not generally permit people to talk when I am talking.”
I grew up on a movie set, and before I was an actor, I wanted so badly to be part of this feeling, where everybody was protecting this treasure. Everybody would…work too many hours and sacrifice their lives to discover something. I felt that protection, and I know the possibility that it exists. I want to be responsible for it so badly.
“I have to struggle to change people’s perceptions of me. I grew very frustrated with the perception that I’m this shy, retiring, inhibited aristocratic creature when I’m absolutely not like that at all. I think I’m much more outgoing and exuberant than my image.“
There’s a story that I lied when I said I had horse-riding experience when I was auditioning for the Narnia films. They asked me if I’d been on a horse before and I said yes, because I had. It’s just that it was when I was five and it was a Shetland pony. But that’s not the point—I answered the question truthfully.
our thing progresses; I call and you come through blow all my friendships to sit in hell with you but we’re the greatest - they’ll hang us in the louvre (down the back) (but who cares) (still the louvre)
Film is an avenue that I really want to explore more. I’ve learned that my personality is quite impulsive and spontaneous, so the idea that I could play a character for six months and then play something else immediately after is really appealing to me.
“I take my work enormously seriously. When I do something it has to feel right. Everything has to be right. I’m not ambitious about my career, but I am ambitious with each job. I can be fairly annoying to work with. No compromises. Let’s put it this way: compromises are from hell.”